Posted in Senryu, September 2019

Sudden Change

Apple cart upset
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Thoughts rolling around wildly

Chaos replaces status quo

Apple cart upset

Senryu

“upset the apple cart” meaning: wreck an advantageous project or disturb the status quo.

The use of a cart piled high with apples as a metaphor for a satisfactory but possibly precarious state of affairs is recorded in various expressions from the late 18th century onwards.

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